Downtown Coral Gables has long been known for its unique combination of sophisticated, urbane and occasionally whimsical style — and this carries through to its laundry list of specialty home décor shops and showrooms. Entertaining is an art at Aragon 101 which combines original, well-crafted home décor with a cooking school. Looking to outfit an entire gourmet kitchen? La Cuisine offers “white glove” service including architecture, design and personalized consulting, whether you need a simple appliance or a whole new kitchen. Local artists utilizing local materials are featured at Maru’s Corner with its regularly updated stock of decorative products and giftware. Keep an eye out for their sales. Just a few doors down, The Rose Tree Cottage is as elegant as its name suggests, hosting a selection of exquisite linens, candles, furniture, jewelry and services including event planning and seasonal decorating. Feeling eclectic? Violetas is ready with a carefully chosen mix of home expressions, furnishings, accessories and more…all with a classic edge and elegant charm; ShopCoralGables.com.
Beyond its colorful interiors and exteriors, vibrant entertainment lineup and authentic Mexican cuisine, Pilo’s aims to be the largest employer of individuals with special abilities.
Whether you’re a novice art aficionado, a seasoned collector or something in between, we’ve gathered some emerging Miami artists that you should consider adding to your collection. Some you may have heard of, some you will discover here first, but all have one thing in common: They’re on the verge of greatness and thrilled to share their passion with the world.